Greenville Police say they tracked down child rape suspect Hassan Moore Friday hiding in the backyard of 1623 McClellan street Apt. A.
17-year-old Moore is being held on a $1 million bond charged with 3 counts of First Degree Rape of a Child.
Greenville Police made a plea to the public to be on the lookout for Moore Wednesday and his picture was aired on WITN and witn.com.
Greenville police say they have warrants out for Hassan Moore, charging him with five counts of statutory rape and one count of statutory sex offense.
Police say the victim is a 12-year-old girl and the rapes happened at her home between last Monday and this past Sunday.
The 17-year-old Moore has prior arrests for assault and disorderly conduct and police say more charges against him are possible.
Anybody with information on the whereabouts of Moore should call the Greenville Police Department at 252-329-4315. Pitt-Greenville CrimeStoppers will pay a reward for information leading to an arrest in this case. Their number is 252-758-7777.
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